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By Sarah Altschuller
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring. This week's post includes: the dismissal of a climate change lawsuit...
By Colin Zick
The FTC is accepting comments about the proposed settlement until August 1, 2018.
By Kevin Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers
Many employers are aware that they are responsible for the reasonable cost of an H-1B worker's return transportation home if they terminate an employee prior to the expiration of their H-1B petition.
By Kevin Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers
Employers are experiencing changes in the H-1B adjudicative process resulting in challenges in planning supplement professional work force hiring.
By Kevin Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers
The State Department began to implement a new policy on June 11, 2018 that shortens the validity period granted and imposes additional security clearances before a visa is issued to certain Chinese citizens...
By Seth Jaffe
The debate over the definition of "Waters of the United States" goes on and on.
By Seth Jaffe
As a follow-up to my June 27 post about the dismissal of public nuisance claims brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California ...
By Thomas Barker
It has not been a good week for states that want to try innovative Medicaid waivers.
By Michael Rosen, Christopher Feudo, Yoni Bard
Last week, Governor Charlie Baker signed a landmark bill establishing a paid family and medical leave program for Massachusetts workers and gradually increasing the state minimum wage...
By Daniel Clevenger
Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved changes to the definition of a "smaller reporting company," or SRC, that will significantly increase the availability of the less burdensome, ...
By Jonathan Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Lauren Godles Milgroom
On June 27, 2018, in a 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME, the United States Supreme Court overruled longstanding precedent and held that public employees who are not members of a union elected...
By Thomas Barker
It was a busy day for CMS today. After keeping everyone in suspense for months, CMS finally issued its decision on the Massachusetts state Medicaid program waiver request that proposed...
By Rachel Hutchinson
The EU-US Privacy Shield, a framework that allows companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the US in compliance with the GDPR, has been under fire for not providing adequate protection to EU citizens.
By Seth Jaffe
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
By Sean Ahern
With legislative activity last month in Louisiana, South Carolina, Vermont, and Colorado adding to activity in South Dakota, Arizona, Oregon, and Alabama earlier in the year ...
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